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Forum topic by ShipWreck posted 800 days ago 1680 views 0 times favorited 20 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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ShipWreck

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800 days ago

I was visiting a another abandoned property today and found these in the trash.

The block plane is a old 120 that is missing some parts

I have no idea who made the combination squares.


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DaddyZ

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#1 posted 800 days ago

Sounds Like Luck to ME !!!!!

That small square is So Cool Looking!!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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bandit571

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#2 posted 800 days ago

Just put them in a Trash Bag…. and send them to me. I’ll see that they are properly disposed of…...

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

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Dennisgrosen

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#3 posted 800 days ago

Dang you aspire to me this week sucker !!!!!

but you can send that slick over to me and I will store it proppeply for you:-)

congrats with the new toy´s

Dennis

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RussellAP

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#4 posted 800 days ago

One more time and I’m doing an intervention for you man.

-- A positive attitude will take you much further than positive thinking ever will.

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Don W

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#5 posted 800 days ago

great find.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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SnowyRiver

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#6 posted 800 days ago

Good get !!

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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lwllms

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#7 posted 800 days ago

Start by turning the wedge in that molding plane around.

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crashn

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#8 posted 800 days ago

ok, be honest, how far down in the trash can did you have to go? (I would have gone to the bottom myself)

-- Crashn - the only thing I make more of than sawdust is mistakes

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Beginningwoodworker

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#9 posted 799 days ago

Nice find!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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helluvawreck

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#10 posted 799 days ago

Lucky find. Congratulations.

helluvawreck
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Carpintero

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#11 posted 798 days ago

The 12” combination square is identical to one I inherited from my father. Its a Universal 65 from the Lufkin Rule Co, Saginaw Mi.

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CharlieM1958

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#12 posted 798 days ago

How come stuff like this never happens to me?

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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woodworker59

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#13 posted 798 days ago

How come I never find abandoned houses that were owned by woodworkers? as they would say at ESPN
“SCORE”
Yes that small square is very “cool” let us know what you find out about it, I would be interested in know what and where it came from.. thanks….

-- Papa@papaswoodworking.com

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AKSteve

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#14 posted 798 days ago

Awesome find! is that a log chisel?

-- Steve - Wasilla, Alaska

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willie

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#15 posted 798 days ago

Great find!! Half the fun is looking for them! The other half is restoring and using them!!

-- Every day above ground is a good day!!!

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